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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 179° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 kilometres/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.27 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.5"3.46 miWest0° 22' 55.9"26.26 miNorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 172° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 kilometres/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.9"1000.35 miWest0° 12' 00.6"13.76 miNorth1000.46 mi
24 hours12° 44' 42.1"881.50 miEast4° 43' 35.2"324.75 miNorth938.94 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:10 PM201 km125 miles109 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSun 12:10 PM753 km468 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AtafuSun 1:10 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 12:10 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TabiteueaSun 12:10 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 1:10 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
Howland IslandSat 12:10 PM951 km591 miles514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandSun 1:10 PM994 km618 miles537 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaSun 12:10 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 2:10 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSoutheast SE

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